SUPER STORM SANDY COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT
The Connecticut Department of Housing has been awarded a $71.82 million federal grant to help residents, businesses and municipalities with unmet needs from Super Storm Sandy.
The funds may be used for necessary expenses for housing, infrastructure and economic revitalization in the areas of the state hit hardest by the storm. Approximately $64 million is dedicated to housing and economic revitalization. Details on those programs are posted on the CT Recovers Web site.
Details for approximately $8 million for Infrastructure, Public Facilities and Planning projects are pending. Information will be posted on CT Recovers as soon as it is available.
Owner Occupied Rehabilitation and Rebuilding Program (OORR)
OORR Application - Fillable
OORR Application Instructions
OORR Fact Sheet
OORR Area Medium Income (AMI)
OORR Program Guide
Multi-family Housing (Rehabilitation, New Construction & Mitigation)
Sandy Relief Centers
Staff from the Department of Housing (DOH) will operate the Owner Occupied Rehabilitation and Reconstruction intake centers Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturdays from 9 a.m.to 3:30 p.m. Homeowners are encouraged to call the program’s toll free hotline at 1-866-272-1976 Monday through Saturday from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. to schedule an appointment or for more information.
NEW - Updated Holiday Hours:
- Intake Centers will be closed for the Thanksgiving Holiday weekend (Thursday November 28 - Saturday November 30)
- The Call Center will be closed on Thanksgiving Day (November 28)
- Both Intake & Call Centers will be closed on Christmas Day and New Years Day.
Locations are as follows:
- EAST HAVEN — 52 South End Road, Unit A, East Haven, CT 06512
- FAIRFIELD — Fairfield Senior Center, 100 Mona Terrace, Fairfield, CT 06824
- GROTON — Groton Senior Center, 102 Newton Road
- MIDDLESEX COUNTY — Call 1-866-272-1976 to arrange a meeting
- MILFORD — Parson Government Center, 70 West River Street, Milford, CT 06460
- NORWALK — Old Fire Department, 100 Fairfield Avenue, Norwalk, CT 06854
SUPER STORM SANDY SOCIAL SERVICES
BLOCK GRANT SUPPLEMENTAL FUNDS
The Connecticut Department of Social Services has been awarded $10.5 million in federal funding under the Social Services Block Grant to cover certain expenses resulting from Super Storm Sandy. Specifically, the funds are to be used by eligible non-profit organizations and municipalities for a range of social, health and mental health services for individuals, and for repair, renovation and rebuilding of health care facilities, child care facilities and other social services facilities.
Specifically, the funds are to be used for social, health and mental health services for individuals, and for repair, renovation and rebuilding of health care facilities, child care facilities and other social services facilities.
FYI: MUNICIPALITIES/NON-PROFITS -- APPLY HERE FOR SOCIAL SERVICES BLOCK GRANT FUNDING
SUPER STORM SANDY HISTORIC PRESERVATION GRANT
The State Historic Preservation Office has developed the Disaster Relief Assistance Grant for Historic Properties to aid in the restoration of the properties listed or eligible for listing on the National Register of Historic Places that were damaged by Super Storm Sandy. The funding is available to owners of historic properties who have completed projects as well as for projects that have not yet commenced.
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